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Under general supervision, in a service-oriented environment, provides a high level of administrative support to faculty and academic staff to support their teaching, research, and service activities within the Johnson School.
The Administrative Assistant's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Under limited supervision and in a team oriented environment, provide broad administrative, organizational, and technical support to a team of academics to include teaching, research and travel support
Provide instructional support as requested by faculty – course materials, grade tracking and set-up and maintain Blackboard sites
Handle many student inquiries
Using the Cornell University Travel System, prepare both domestic and international travel reimbursements, arranging all phases of travel for guest speakers
Process print orders, office supplies, subscriptions and membership renewals using procurement card and e-Shop
Knowledge of faculty accounts and budget tracking. Backup other administrative assistants as needed.
Attend Microsoft Office training, if not currently MSO certified
Two-year degree in business or related field or equivalent, three (3) to four (4) years, of related experience.
Technical Required Competencies:
Must be proficient in a variety of computer-based software systems including, but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, and MS Office Suite (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Technical Typing (using MathType) and Manuscript Editing. Must be proficient in instructional technologies, including but not limited to Blackboard.
Other Required Competencies:
Effective Communications (oral and written);
Time Management (prioritization and deadline management);
Prior administrative support experience in a teaching and research-based setting;
Knowledge of Cornell University systems;
Proficiency in survey software, such as Survey Monkey, Qualtrics, or other
Proficiency in database software, such as Filemaker, Microsoft Access or other.
Typically lifts less than 10 lbs, Normal concentration, Limited exposure to hazards
University Job Title:
Administrative Asst III
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